Darbari Dal ( Pressure Cooker )

Darbari dal, a quick fix dal that can be made when you are tired of making the same old dal fry and dal tadka. All it takes is hot water as a stand by to ease your cooking time.

Darbari Dal ( Pressure Cooker )

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Darbari Dal ( Pressure Cooker ) recipe - How to make Darbari Dal ( Pressure Cooker )

Whistles:  High 3, Low 1   Soaking Time:  1 Hour   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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  1. Clean, wash and soak the dals together in a bowl for an hour. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Heat the ghee in a pressure cooker, add the cumin seeds, onions, dried fenugreek leaves, green chillies and ginger-garlic paste, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till the onions turn translucent.
  3. Add the tomatoes, turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander-cumin seeds powder and garam masala, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Add the dals, salt and 2½ cups of hot water, mix well and pressure cook on a high flame for 3 whistles.
  5. Lower the flame and pressure cook for another whistle.
  6. Allow the steam to escape using natural release method, ( refer handy tip) before opening the lid.
  7. Add the curds and cream and mix well.
  8. Garnish with coriander and serve immediately with rice and salad.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy240 cal
Protein8.7 g
Carbohydrates21.7 g
Fiber3.4 g
Fat13 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A264.1 mcg
Vitamin B10.2 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B31 mg
Vitamin C6.6 mg
Folic Acid36.9 mcg
Calcium59 mg
Iron1.8 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium12.5 mg
Potassium283.1 mg
Zinc0.9 mg